Long Beach State Falls 46-44 Against UC Irvine - Game Recap
UC Irvine got 12 points from Chris McNealy as they ran past Long Beach State 46-44 on Thursday at The Walter Pyramid.
UC Irvine won and also put money in the pockets of their supporters by covering the 1.5-point spread as favorites.
Alex Young had 11 points for UC Irvine and Luke Nelson chipped in with 8 points. Chris McNealy had 4 assists for them, while Mamadou Ndiaye was the team's top rebounder, grabbing 11 boards.
Long Beach State got a 12-point performance from Travis Hammonds, who was supported by 11 points from Tyler Lamb. A.J. Spencer had 3 assists in a losing cause for Long Beach State, while A.J. Spencer grabbed 6 rebounds.
UC Irvine trailed at halftime, 24-23.
The rebound battle favored UC Irvine as they grabbed 42 boards, while Long Beach State only had 35.